IRISH CHESS EVENTS 2020

Irish Chess Federation organizes three chess events in January 2020: The Irish 50+/65+ Championships 2020, The Irish New Year Norm Events 2020 and The Gonzaga Charity Classic 2020. First to be played is Irish Senior Chess Championship 2020, which will take place from 2nd-6th January 2020 in two age sections: 50+ and 65+. The event will be played… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE SPECIAL EDITION – EUROPEAN GOLDEN PAWN

ECU Special Magazine Edition- European Golden Pawn is out! The special ECU E-magazine may be read online together with interactive video links on the following link, or may be downloaded as the PDF file down bellow. ECU-Magazine_European-Golden-Pawn 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us Share Share Share Share Share

EUROPEAN SENIOR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2020- Official invitation

The European Senior Chess Championship, organized by Adolf Anderssen Foundation and Poland Chess Federation, under the auspices of European Chess Union, will be held in Jastrzebia Gora, Poland from 16th-26th October 2020. European Senior Chess Championship 2020 will be played in two age categories: 50+ and 65+, Open and Women’s sections separately. Women’s section will be merged with… Read More »

UN designates July 20th as World Chess Day!

UN General Assembly on 12 December 2019, by consensus decision adopted the resolution tabled by the Armenia’s permanent mission and co-sponsored by several countries designating the 20th July as World Chess Day, marking the date in 1924 when the International Chess Federation was established in Paris.  Introducing that draft, Armenia’s delegate observed that the game can transcend national boundaries and… Read More »

FINAL LEG OF FIDE GRAND PRIX IN JERUSALEM, ISRAEL

The final leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series launched yesterday in Notre Dame Center in Jerusalem, Israel. The Opening Ceremony of the event was attended by: ECU President and FIDE Presidential Board Member, Mr. Zurab Azmaiparashvil, FIDE Director General, Mr. Emil Sutovsky, the President of the Israel Chess Federation Mr. Barkai Zvika and the representatives of organisers… Read More »

ECU TOURNAMENT RULES

The first version of the Tournament Rules was accepted by the 2001 General Assembly of the European Chess Union in Leon (Spain). Changes were approved by General Assemblies thereafter. The current version was accepted by the General Assembly 2019 in Batumi (Georgia) and is valid from 1st January 2020. ECU Tournament Rules which will be valid from 1st… Read More »

ECU APP for Android & IOs

The ECU APP is now available in the Play store for Android systems and in the Apple store for IOs systems!  Step 1 – Search “European Chess Union” & download the app, Step 2- Register with your FIDE IDStep 3- Open the activation e-mail you will receiveStep 4- Set a password by following an email you have received Step 5- Go… Read More »

CALL OF INTEREST FOR ECU ARBITERS

During the European Chess Union General Assembly in Batumi, Georgia (26 October 2019), the delegates unanimously approved the proposal by ECU Arbiters’ Council regarding the system of appointments of arbiters for the ECU events. According to the new regulations, the ECU Arbiters’ Council will have a right to appoint foreign arbiters (20% of all match arbiters) for each… Read More »

EUROPEAN RAPID&BLITZ CHESS CHAMPIONS 2019 CROWNED

European Rapid & Blitz Chess Championships 2019 concluded yesterday in Tallinn, Estonia and the Champions became Sargissian Gabriel (ARM, 2715) and Lysyj Igor (RUS, 2600) in Rapid and Blitz competitions, respectively. European Individual Rapid Chess Championship 2019 was played on 5th and 6th December with participation of 451 players coming from 32 European federations. After 13 played rounds,… Read More »

ECU E-MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2019

ECU E-Magazine November 2019 is out! ECU E-Magazine can be read online together with interactive video links on the following link, or can be downloaded as a PDF file down below. ECU E-Magazine November 2019 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us Share Share Share Share Share